False friends or cognates

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A brief explanation of false cognates in English and Spanish.

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  • 1. FALSE FRIENDS OR COGNATES?
  • 2. Some words in English and Spanish are very similar:AMBULANCE INJECTION
  • 3. But it isnt always so easy...Doctor, Im constipated Ok, You must go to the pharmacy and ask for these laxatives
  • 4. FALSE FRIENDS WORD ENGLISH MEANING SPANISH MEANINGEVENTUALLY In the end/finally possiblyARGUMENT A verbal fight The plot of a book, film or playSENSIBLE To have good sense sensitiveACTUALLY In fact nowadays A person who leads anCONDUCTOR The driver of a vehicle orchestraCONTENT satisfied happy A place where you borrowLIBRARY A place where you buy books books